Lalaloopsy for the Holidays + a BIG giveaway! #HolidayGiftGuide

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ONLY 5 weeks till Christmas!!! It’s time to start planning gifts for all the little people in your life. If you have a little girl, you must consider Lalaloopsy under her tree this year! With hundreds of Lalaloopsy dolls and accessories on the market today, it can be a bit overwhelming. Don’t fret! I have 4 special dolls to share with you today that are absolutely adorable and would be the perfect addition to your holiday gifting! There are many, {Read More}

Make math easy for the classroom (or homeroom) with Woot Math!

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As a homeschool mom, I am always looking for easier ways to supplement with math. Math is such a hard subject for me to teach to Cohen, because it’s not his favorite and he does not enjoy trying too hard, that I use online supplemental websites to help him as well. Woot Math is perfect for classrooms everywhere, in a school or at home, and allows the teacher to tailor to what each child is learning, while keeping track of {Read More}

Make Family Game Night more interesting with Pie Face! #PieFace #IC


Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Hasbro as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received a complimentary product to facilitate my review. Games are a huge hit in our family! My kids love all kinds of games but especially when we find something a little different from the rest.. Pie Face is definitely different, but in a ‘make you laugh so hard you pee your pants’ kind of way! Ha! We have never laughed during game night as much {Read More}

Finding Dory is swimming into theaters in June, 2016! #FindingDory


I have LOVED Finding Nemo since it came out (yes, before I had kids, it was my favorite!) and now, Finding Dory is going to be released next year!!! The only bad thing is that we have to wait all the way till NEXT YEAR! The kids and I will be waiting in line on opening night to see this one! Keep your eyes peeled for more trailers and info about this adorable, highly anticipated movie!!  Disney•Pixar’s “Finding Dory” reunites everyone’s {Read More}

Fall Family Fun (we’re ALIVE!)

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Well, apparently I have not written on my blog for almost 2 months.. How awful is that! I knew life was crazy and time was flying by, but I don’t think I realized just HOW fast, until I noticed the date of my last post. To say I’ve missed writing and sharing my photos with you all, would be a huge understatement. I started watching my sister’s kids during the week this summer and it continued into the school year, {Read More}

Encourage creativity with an Art Bucket for Back-to-School #SchoolYearReady

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SchoolYearReady #CollectiveBias Do you encourage your children to imagine, create and be adventurous? All young kids are natural artists. Art helps encourage a child’s imagination and creativity and is a crucial part of growing up and learning vital emotional, social and mental skills. Using their little brains to create something from nothing is a skill that will go with them through the rest {Read More}

Going Back to (Home)School with Walmart Family Mobile #JustACallAway

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 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #JustACallAway #CollectiveBias Next month, we will be starting our second official year as a homeschooling family! Last year was definitely an adjustment period and thankfully, the kids did pretty well as I got used to our new schedule. Being able to call my mom when I needed some much-needed advice and perspective was a HUGE life-saver for me! This year, I will be {Read More}

Star Wars Rebels Invitations with Homemade Light Saber Pretzels #BDayOnBudget

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BDayOnBudget #CollectiveBias My oldest, Cohen, is going to be turning 7 years old in just two weeks… I just can’t believe it! He is going to be in second grade this year in homeschool! Gosh, he is just growing up so stinking fast, I can hardly handle it. With the big SEVEN looming, I wanted to make it an extra big deal for {Read More}

Host a Beach Party this Summer with #SwimWays

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“I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for SwimWays. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” My kids are around water just about every single day when the weather is nice. We live in one of the most beautiful places (in my humble opinion..ha!) and we enjoy exploring new areas around our local lakes and rivers! My kids know the importance of swim safety and are {Read More}

Girl’s Birthday Gift Ideas: Lalaloopsy Girls #NatTurns3

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Natalie’s birthday is coming this weekend!! I can’t believe how the time has flown. Seriously. So for the past few weeks, I have been trying to come up with several fun gifts to get for her this year, for the big birthday #3, and I got a good list going! Keep your eyes peeled this week for more Girl’s Birthday Ideas posts coming your way! For my first gift idea, I have the adorable Lalaloopsy Girls dolls! Nat has a {Read More}